Butcher Cumberland


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Noun1.Butcher Cumberland - English generalButcher Cumberland - English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
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So they were had into the palace and showed the whole art of the sword for two hours at a stretch, before King George and Queen Carline, and the Butcher Cumberland, and many more of whom I havenae mind.
He is best remembered for his leading role in terminating the Jacobite Rebellion at the Battle of Culloden in 1746 which earned him the nickname "Butcher Cumberland".